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Irish Retail at a Glance

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Body wash most frequently purchased personal care item

Body wash is the most frequently purchased personal care item amongst adults with almost 7 in 10 (68%) claiming to purchase once a month or more often and almost a third (32%) buying once every 2-3 weeks.

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Ibec Launches Brexit Negotiation Proposals

Ibec has launched a set of proposals aimed at progressing EU-UK negotiations and limiting the negative impact of Brexit on businesses and the wider economy. In advance of the launch of Brexit: Challenges With Solutions, Ibec CEO Danny McCoy said the surprise UK election…

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Irish Retailers Fear Hard Brexit Will Lead To Inflation, Tariffs

Irish retailers fear that there will be a hard Brexit, which could result in possible cost inflation and tariffs, according to speakers at an event held in PwC this week. Over 120 retail leaders met at the event in Dublin, which focused on assessing the risks associated with Brexit, and trying to…

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Irish Retail at a Glance

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe 

 

Private Label Accounts For ‘More Than Half’ Of Irish Grocery Purchases

New research from Kantar Worldpanel has found that private-label sales now account for more than half (54%) of grocery purchases in Ireland. According to market-share data for the 12-week period to 21 May, retailer own-brand sales are up 3.8% on the same period last year, while overall value…

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Amazon makes moves to start selling cars in Europe

Retail Excellence will this week attend and represent Irish retailers at the Global eCommerce Summit in Barcelona, according to a statement it issued today (13 June). Now in its 9th season, the Global eCommerce Summits mission is to ‘stimulate and advance business to consumer digital commerce through advocacy…

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Most Irish Adults Order Take-Away Food On A Regular Basis

Take-aways play a significant role in the eating behaviour of adults, with 8 in 10 (80%) claiming to regularly order take-away food. Incidence levels of ordering peak amongst those aged 18-24, where some 97% claim to regularly order take-aways. This research, conducted on behalf of Retail Intelligence…

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Slowdown Of Consumer Spending Continues With Modest 0.6% Increase

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index measured a modest 0.6% increase of Irish consumer spending for May 2017. Although there is still positive growth occurring, the growth has slowed down immensely since last year the at this time. This number compares to a 0.7% increase from April of 2017…

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Retail Excellence Represents Irish Industry At Global eCommerce Summit

Retail Excellence will this week attend and represent Irish retailers at the Global eCommerce Summit in Barcelona, according to a statement it issued today (13 June). Now in its 9th season, the Global eCommerce Summits mission is to ‘stimulate and advance business to consumer digital commerce through advocacy…

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CSNA Conference calls for innovation and planning in retail industry

Dermot Griffin of Premier Lotteries opened the 2017 CSNA conference this week with the clear message that innovation and planning is key to driving sales. The Lottery operator is targeting massive growth to €1billion at retail by 2020. Griffin urged retailers to use the new lottery information dashboard…

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Irish Retail at a Glance

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

More Irish people opting for supermarket own label products over the household name brands

Irish people are turning away from big name brands in favour of supermarket own label products, new figures show. A study by Kantar Worldpanel found that homegrown favourites like Avonmore, Brennans and Denny are still hugely popular with Irish consumers.

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Most Irish Adults Cook Ethnic Food At Home Regularly

Almost 7 in 10 (69%) adults cook ethnic foods at home regularly, with Italian food the most likely to be cooked, with just over half (55%) of adults claiming to cook Italian food. Chinese (41%), Indian (31%), Mexican (27%) and Thai (18%) food also prove to be extremely popular foods to cook…

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Growth in retail sales slows amid fall-off in new car sales

Retail sales grew at their slowest pace in three years in April amid a significant fall-off in new car sales. The Brexit-related weakness in sterling has depressed the sale of new cars here with more consumers opting to buy cheaper used imports from the UK.

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Irish Retail at a Glance

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

Irish shoppers choose homegrown brands

Irish shoppers are choosing to buy homegrown brands despite the continued rise of own-label products. The top four brands in the country are Avonmore in number one position, Brennans in second, Denny in third, and Jacob’s in fourth.

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Almost half of Irish adults purchase sliced chicken

Almost 7 in 10 (68%) adults claim to typically purchase sliced cooked meats which are not ham, with almost half (45%) of adults purchasing sliced chicken. This research, conducted on behalf of Retail Intelligence by Empathy Research, amongst a nationally representative sample of…

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Research shows 80% of Irish people have gum disease

Research carried out by GSK shows that 80% of Irish people have some form of gum disease. GSK have added the new Corsodyl Ultra Clean variant to its range to help tackle high gum disease levels in Ireland.

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Irish Retail at a Glance

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. Every Wednesday we share the recent announcements. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

Retail is an ‘Exciting, Dynamic and Rewarding Career’ says Retail Ireland Boss

Retail Ireland is planning to promote working in retail as an ‘exciting, dynamic and rewarding career’ according to its 2020 strategy. Speaking with Fora.ie, its new chairman Willie O’Byrne said, “so many people associate retail with when they’re working while they’re in college or at the beginning…

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Over half of Irish consumers purchase sliced ham every week, research shows

Over 8 in 10 (83%) adults claim to typically purchase sliced ham, with almost 6 in 10 (56%) of these purchasing at least once a week. This research, conducted on behalf of Retail Intelligence by Empathy Research, amongst a nationally representative sample of 1,018 adults aged 18+, sought …

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Research shows Irish consumers expect more from in-store technology

Recent research entitled ‘The Forgotten Shop Floor’ which was conducted by Fujitsu Ireland has found that Irish shoppers expect more from their in-store retail technology experience. It outlined that almost three quarters of the respondents said that they ‘trust online retailers to deliver a better …

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. Every Wednesday we share the recent announcements. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

One in five Irish people are regular gluten free shoppers: Bord Bia

Gluten free has now gone mainstream with one in five (20%) Irish people shopping for gluten free food regularly, according to new Bord Bia research. In fact, the gluten free market in Ireland is estimated to be worth some €66 million, experiencing a 36% increase since last year…

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‘Significant Improvement’ in Consumer Confidence so far in 2017

Behaviour & Attitudes has published its latest Consumer Confidence Tracker for the first quarter of 2017. The report finds ‘significant improvement’ in consumer confidence during that period, with the macro economy in particular seeing extremely positive results. GNP and GDP are at their…

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

Bus strike: Cork businesses ‘losing €50m in revenue’

There may not be tumbleweeds rolling down Patrick Street but the impact that the strike by Bus Éireann drivers is having on business in Cork city is more than evident. Many traders are reporting footfall is down by 25 per cent and revenues estimated to be…

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BWG Foods MD Willie O’Byrne takes over at Retail Ireland

Willie O’Byrne, managing director of BWG Foods, has been elected as the new chairman of Retail Ireland, a body affiliated to employers’ group Ibec. Mr O’Byrne will serve a two-year term. He replaces Conor Whelan, who recently stepped down as managing…

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

Good Friday alcohol sales ban to be abolished

he Government is moving to lift the 90-year-old ban on the sale of alcohol on Good Friday. Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is expected to signal in the coming days that she will not oppose a Bill in the Seanad calling for the restriction to be abolished.

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‘Irish grocery market slips into deflation for the first time in almost 2 years’

The Irish grocery market has slipped into deflation for the first time in almost two years, according to Kantar Worldpanel. The market reported a month-on-month decrease of 0.7%, bringing the total to -0.2%, the latest figures for the 12-week period (ending March 26) show.

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Irish groceries getting cheaper on back of weak pound

The cost of your weekly shop is getting cheaper, with figures from Kantar Worldpanel showing that the declining pound means that groceries are dropping in price for the first time since May 2015. According to Kantar Worldpanel, grocery prices fell by 0.7 percentage points in the 12…

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Ireland’s favourite supermarkets revealed as grocery prices start to drop

Aldi is Ireland’s fastest growing supermarket – as new stats show Irish grocery prices have dropped for the first time in two years. The knock-on effect of Brexit and the weakened pound has seen the grocery market here slip into deflation.

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Irish Retail at a Glance

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

Three quarters of adults will buy an Easter Egg this Easter

Three quarters (75%) of adults will buy an Easter egg this Easter, with those aged 35-44 (82%) most likely to purchase. Recent research on behalf of Retail Intelligence by Empathy Research, amongst a nationally representative sample of 1,067 adults aged 18+, sought to understand…

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Tobacco: Plain packaging confirmed for 2017

This has been a long time coming. The government has confirmed its plans to bring forward legislation to introduce standardised packaging across all brands and varieties. What this means is from 30 September 2017, all tobacco manufactured for sale in Ireland must be in this type of…

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‘Today’s Women in Grocery’ Networking lunch to take place in May

The ‘Today’s Women in Grocery’ networking lunch will take place at the InterContinental Hotel Ballsbridge on Friday, 19 May. The event, which will attract many senior leaders across the grocery sector, will feature speakers including, Louise Ryan, Managing Director, Irish Distillers Pernod…

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Irish Retail at a Glance

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. Every Wednesday we share the recent announcements. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

New record for Contactless payments in Ireland

Contactless payments are surging in popularity as Irish consumers are making more than three million contactless payments with Visa debit cards every week, according to research released today. Usage has almost tripled since the end of March 2016 with weekly transactions…

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Retail Ireland launches comprehensive 2020 strategy document

Retailers in Ireland are planning a major injection of investment in people, skills, store refurbishments, and technology to address the significant competitive threats facing the industry from global online trading and Brexit, delegates heard today at the launch of “Shaping the Future…

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